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Women in Communications, Inc. (WICI)


Press release announcing the WICI National Conference.

As a result of this press release and follow-up with Pittsburgh-area media, the conference was covered in the New Pittsburgh Courier and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In addition, a public service announcement about the conference was broadcast during drive time on WDUQ, the Pittsburgh-area national public radio station.

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“Pittsburgh-Area Professionals to Speak at WICI National Conference” (headline)

Several Pittsburgh-area professionals will speak at "Strategic Solutions," the National Conference and Communicators' Expo of Women in Communications, Inc. (WICI). The conference, which is open to members and non-members, will be held at the Westin William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, Sept. 30-Oct. 3.

Pittsburgh-area speakers include:
Susan Orr, promotions specialist at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital, will moderate a session on the Pittsburgh newspaper strike, which will include a panel of reporters and public relations professionals from the Pittsburgh area.

Joan Williams, professor of broadcast journalism and communication at Point Park College, is one of the featured speakers at a session titled “Politics of Communication.” She will analyze how messages are shaped in the political arena and how words are used to sell unpleasant ideas to the community.

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